im terrible at factoring..please help?
(4x+1)^2 - (16x^2 + 4x)
i treated it as a difference of squares
so i did:
(4x+1 + 16x^2+4x)(4x+1 - 16x^2 - 4x)
which i further simplified to:
(16x^2 +8x+1)(-16x^2 +1)
and im pretty sure this isnt right.
im terrible at factoring..please help?
(4x+1)^2 - (16x^2 + 4x)
i treated it as a difference of squares
so i did:
(4x+1 + 16x^2+4x)(4x+1 - 16x^2 - 4x)
which i further simplified to:
(16x^2 +8x+1)(-16x^2 +1)
and im pretty sure this isnt right.